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Replacement of Cockle Creek bridge

09/07/2014

Visitors to Cockle Creek in Tasmania's Far South are advised that the Cockle Creek bridge will be closed from approximately 14 July to the end of August 2014, while the old bridge is removed and a replacement bridge is constructed.More

Firewood theft can be costly

08/07/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is warning that unlawfully cutting trees for firewood on reserved land can be a costly exercise and that remote cameras are being used to catch offenders.More

Caretakers wanted for island's historic site

08/07/2014

Fancy spending a few weeks at the fascinating Quarantine Station on Bruny Island? The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and Wildcare Inc Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are seeking volunteer caretakers for the station for the 2014/15 summer.More

Parks and Reserves

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    National Parks

    Comprehensive guides for visitors and detailed accounts of the values of Tasmania's outstanding national parks. Please note park entry fees apply.

  • Mt Oakleigh

    Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

    The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and encompasses a greater range of natural and cultural values than any other region on Earth.

  • Albatross, Macquarie Island

    Macquarie Island World Heritage Area

    The remarkable wildlife and geological significance of Macquarie Island have been recognised as being of outstanding global value.

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    Marine Reserves

    With 5 400 kilometres of coastline, Tasmania has a rich and unique marine environment and includes the highest known marine plant diversity in the world. Our marine reserves offer a taste of this unique diversity.

  • Marriot Falls

    Other Reserves

    In addition to national parks, there are over 420 other reserves within Tasmania. They offer a wide range of recreational opportunities and play an important role in maintaining the diversity of Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage.

  • Crown Land

    Crown Land Services facilitates the appropriate management, use and development of Crown land, including the licensing, leasing and sale of Crown properties.